Author: Cyber Security Solutions

Healthcare Industry Beware A recent threat report released by Cylance, an endpoint security firm, indicated that the healthcare industry is taking the brunt of the storm in regard to ransomware attacks. In the past year alone attacks have tripled with a large portion of that increase being targeted at the healthcare industry. What’s the cause […]

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FBI Warning to Reboot Internet Routers This FBI Warning to reboot internet routers recommends that you take action, which could stop a malware that has infected over 500,000 routers already. This pertains to small business owners and even home internet users. What To Do You should take 2 minutes to watch our Fox13 interview on […]

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Some of the most popular websites have been found to also be some of the most poorly secured. Over the at least the last four months SamSam has been able to compromise websites using a vast variety of management systems. Among these systems are WordPress, Joomla and SquareSpace. The hack has the ability to destruct […]

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After the huge Microsoft’s Meltdown CPU vulnerability Microsoft attempted to create a patch for the error resulting in possibly more issues. The initial flaw found by researchers earlier this year left nearly everyone with a computer tablet or cell phone vulnerable to data theft of some kind. Now, it turns out that already large number […]

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Who is Allscripts? Allscripts is a billion-dollar company based out of Chicago. The company is known for providing healthcare practice management and electronic health record technology. When did the ransomware attack take place? The attack on two of its data centers took place on Thursday, January 18 at approximately 2am and the recovery processes is […]

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Oracle, a company focused on integrated applications and platform services sends patches for weak spots in hundreds of their products. Apparently, these vulnerabilities or weak spots can be hacked remotely by attackers and even without the need of user credentials.  Oracle is now encouraging its customers to actively apply these patches to prevent any future […]

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Would you like one year of free identity protection by Experian? Well, if you were among the 30,000 individuals affected by Florida Medicaid data breach in November you are the lucky winner of a free year of identity protection. While we would all like free identity protection, the offer just does not sound as enticing […]

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Defining Big Data Browse IT websites and IT literature and you will likely read about “big data”. This term is quite popular yet many people really have no idea as to what it means. Those who are concerned with data security issues are especially puzzled as to what big data really means in the context […]

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If you followed the news throughout 2016, you likely caught wind of the seemingly never-ending data breaches. Healthcare organizations were disproportionately impacted by these data attacks. Healthcare organizations are responding in a proactive manner to prevent improper data access. There is an industry-wide push to enhance data protection strategies. The increased focus on data security […]

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The Difference Between Data Privacy and Data Security It is not uncommon for people to confuse data security with data privacy. In reality, these are two completely different concepts. Data security and data privacy are certainly related to one another yet they are distinct in a number of different ways. Think of a data security […]

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